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Rear bumper adjustable?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by WilsonTheDog, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. Apr 10, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Some jackass mildly rear ended me today at a stop light (yes, that's FOUR TIMES since purchased in Aug '07 that it's been hit) and it's pushed in on the right side. Anyone know if these things are able to be adjusted? I may have to just remove it and bang it out.

    Too bad I didn't have the tow hitch I'm buying shortly. Could've speared his radiator. His Monte Carlo has a couple of new mods, though, namely the Buckled Hood mod and the Destroyed Grille mod.
     
  2. Apr 10, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    mine was slightly higher on the right side so i loosened it up and pulled it down. iirc its 3-4 big bolts per side cant miss them.
     
  3. Apr 10, 2010 at 5:34 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    OK, thanks. I'll get under there tomorrow.
     
  4. May 13, 2010 at 3:19 PM
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    AeroCooper

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    I'm tellin' ya, these tacos are magnets for damage.
     
  5. May 13, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    skistoy

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    after backing into someone ( 1st truck ), it bent my rear bumper in some.

    So i used a tow strap and a big tree, did some short tugs
    and pulled the bumper back out. couldnt even tell it had been hit.
     
  6. May 13, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    jump on it
     
  7. May 13, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    desertdude59

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    4" lift after market front bumper bed mount lightbar/roll bar (4)6" kc's on the roll bar (2) kc flat back bumper mounts f/r gears for the 33's
    Offroad bumper time!
     
  8. May 13, 2010 at 3:30 PM
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    Okkine

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    I don't see my previous post... ?

    Anyway, My bumper was uneven when I bought the truck. One day I accidentally backed into a concrete wall, and it evened it right out.
     
  9. May 13, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    Don't tolerate tailgaters. Going slower motivates 'em to pass. Don't even need to show brake lights.
     
  10. May 13, 2010 at 7:24 PM
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    ^This is true but, as in my case, when you're at a dead stop at a light there's not much you can do.
     
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